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ICC - Justice on trial in Kenya

Fatou Bensouda (L) Uhuru Kenyatta (C) William Ruto (R)/Photo©ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/AP/SIPA; BENEDICTE DESRUS/SIPAUSA/SIPA;BAS CZERWINSKI/AP/SIPA; KALPESH LATHIGRA FOR TARThe pursuit of those behind 2008's mass killings has turned into a battle of wills between Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta's new government and the International Criminal Court. As the stakes rise, witnesses, informants and their families face unprecedented pressure.

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Pan-Africanism is more important than ever - Dlamini-Zuma

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma/Photo©Nicolas Marques/Krimages PresseThe continent cannot wait until the African standby force becomes operational in 2015 to be able to resolve conflicts like Mali, says the AU Commission chair. Inequality – at the root of these crises – must also be addressed.

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African Unity at 50 years

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma & Kwame Nkrumah © Photos - MARLENE AWAAD/IP3/AKG-IMAGES/ARCHIVES JA & UN/AP/REUTERSAttendees at the OAU summit in 1963 did not agree on many things, but they united to ensure that all Africans could be free.

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SA Women and the struggle for justice

Protesters outside parliament on budget day, 27 February, demand urgent action against rape/Photo©AP-SIPAIn post-apartheid South Africa a woman is raped every 17 seconds. Public outcry has forced a debate, but do MPs have the political will to act? And what is the cause of this sickness?

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African Armies are better than you think

Photo©TOBIN JONES/HO/REUTERSFrance's intervention to chase jihadist forces from northern Mali in July has caused many African politicians and military leaders to question the state of Africa's armed forces. Governments face a series of new threats – from piracy to Islamist terrorism – and militaries are changing in order to build up new regional and continental forces.

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Can Kenya's judiciary and electoral commission pull it off?

Biometric voting registration was squeezed into one month but still completed ahead of elections/Photo©©CARL DE SOUZA/AFPThe judiciary and electoral commission say they are prepared for the 4 March vote and will not repeat the mistakes of the contested December 2007 polls.

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Kenya: The election beyond belief

In the orange corner, Raila Odinga; in the red corner Uhuru Kenyatta; both chose Uhuru Park to launch their campaigns/Photo©KHALIL SENOSI/AP/SIPAWith memories of 2007's post-election violence still fresh, Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta face off in 4 March elections. Should there be a second round, Kenyans could go to the polls while running mates and former rivals Kenyatta and William Ruto undergo trial at The Hague.

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